Workers’ Comp Dispute Over Lyme Disease Claim

Workers’ Comp Dispute Over Lyme Disease Claim


Attorney Alan S. Pierce explains the case of a grounds caretaker who contracted Lyme Disease from a tick bite received at work. The disease progressed, ultimately requiring considerable long term care. The insurance company challenged the claim. The case was ultimately heard before The Department of Industrial Accidents and a ruling was made in favor of the Claimant.

Type of Action: Workers’ Compensation

Disputed Issue: Long-term medical care for chronic Lyme Disease/medical science

Judge’s Ruling: In favor of Claimant

Attorney: Alan S. Pierce, Alan S. Pierce & Associates, Salem, Massachusetts

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